Scholten, George Benjamin
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Principal of Hope Academy, 1859-1866 and the president of Hope College, 1866-1878. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, Hope College pamphlets and songs, photographs, Fraternal Society materials, scrapbooks, publications of the Youth’s Temperance Enterprise, publications of Union College and a book of information on Hope College prepared for the national centennial celebration. Also contained are biographical materials on his wife, Margaret, his daughter Lizzie and...
Dates: 1795 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1897
Abstract One of four Phelps family children born in Van Vleck Hall on Hope College's campus, in Holland, Michigan. Son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Philip Phelps, Jr. (1826-1896). He graduated from Hope College in 1882 with an A.B. degree and M.A. degree in 1885 and a theological degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1889. During his time at NBTS, he was a member of a group made up of Dr. Lansing, Dr. Zwemer and Dr. Cantine, responsible for establishing the Arabian Mission. He served as a...
Dates: 1849 - 1944